An entire Apple store in China has been pirated. Do you know the difference between an Apple Store, and say… an Apple store?  Apparently a several million Chinese don’t, either. An American expatriate and blogger living in China happened to visit an Apple Store recently in China and saw what...
Sacramento, CA- The Governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed a bill into law which will require school curricula and textbooks to include contributions to history by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans. That’s the public highlight of the bill, which passed the California Senate 26-11 in a very partisan vote. The bill also...
America is getting fatter, and the numbers back it up. The average in all but one state is at least a 20% obesity rate. Colorado came in at 19.8%, while the rest of the states were 20%+. Florida came in 29th of the 50 states at 25.2%, and Mississippi topped...
50 or more people are feared dead in an airplane crash. It crashed while trying to land at the Kisangani airport in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 53 survivors have been rescued by government rescue services. Congolese Airlines, flying an old Boeing 727, has had a string of crashes, the...
June was not a good month for the anemic economy. Only 18,000 net jobs were added to the labor pool, and unemployment inched up to 9.2%. Businesses added 57,000 jobs, but governments nationwide cut 39,000 workers from their payrolls. That means that there are now 14.1 million unemployed Americans...
Cape Canaveral, Fla. - On board was Commander Christopher Ferguson in seat 1, his third space flight; Pilot Douglas Hurley in place 2, his second space flight; Mission Specialist Sandra Magnus in seat 3, her third space flight; Mission Specialist and crew engineer Rex Walheim in position 4, his third...
Washington, D.C. - In a stunning move by the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agency, ATF, its acting director, Kenneth Melson, has implicated the FBI and Customs and Border Patrol agencies of coverups, cloak and dagger operations. And being kept in the dark to congressional hearings on the matter of a Border...
Los Angeles, CA. - Midday yesterday a Marine Corps helicopter crashed in the north section of Camp Pendleton, located about an hour south of the Los Angeles metro area along the Pacific coast. The base reported the helicopter had six Marines aboard; four were injured. Three were taken to Scripps...
A man walked out of an art gallery on Tuesday with a Picasso original under his arm. How did he do it? Did he buy it? Was it in the middle of the night; was he wearing a mask, or a disguise; is he an elite international art thief? Nope....
Details have emerged about the conditions and actions of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Yuma, AZ. The 15-year-old plane owned by Southwest Airlines, on a recent flight from El Paso, Texas to Palm Springs, CA had to make an emergency landing. A hole in the...